• Active, Self-paced, Data-driven Learning Leads to Stronger Student Outcomes

    By Judith A. Pirani “U Do the Math requires a change in student culture, because [students] are required to work during class. Outside of the classroom, students go to the math lab for individual assistance. While this increase in engagement is uncomfortable for many students at first,...

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  • Investing in Personalized Learning Strategies to Improve College Student Outcomes

    By Jason Palmer, Deputy Director Postsecondary Success Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation My passion for education has been a constant throughout my life, starting with my father, who was principal at my high school in upstate New York, and later the superintendent of Albany Public Schools....

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  • Postsecondary Trending Now: Effective Systemic Change

    If you’re dedicated to student success and college completion, you probably want to know how to enact systemic change focused on these goals, what promising practices are being used, and at least one example of a college or university that is doing the hard work. Here are three resources to...

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  • Meeting the Challenges of Marketing Non-traditional Programs

    As every organization launching a new service is aware, readying the service for use is only one item on the checklist. Organizations must also envision and attract clients, explaining the offer to them in ways that make clear why they should use it. In short, they must successfully market the...

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  • New Report: Insights on the Work of NGLC Deeper Learning Postsecondary Grantees

    Deeper learning, It’s right up there with motherhood and apple pie on the virtue scale. But what does this appealing term actually connote? And how do those who see it as a critical component of next generation learning know whether or not it has occurred?  They may not have been...

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  • Top 10 Blogs about Postsecondary Next Gen Learning

    What blogs do you read and rely on to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in – or speculations about – next generation learning? My NGLC colleague Stefanie Blouin surveyed the K-12 community earlier this summer and came up with an interesting list of ten top blogs in that...

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  • Competency-based Education Graduates Prepared for the Workforce

    Imagine yourself sitting in front of a potential employer in a job interview. You’re wearing your best suit and have a few extra copies of your résumé on hand, just in case. You’re in the middle of a competitive job market, but you’re confident that you’ll...

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  • Postsecondary Trending Now: Competency-Based Education

    When the Chronicle of Higher Education and Inside Higher Ed both report on a development on the same day, you can bet it’s “trending now.” That happened last week when the US Department of Education made a significant policy move, issuing its long-anticipated invitation to...

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  • Colleges’ Innovation Focused on Student Success

    Innovation’s not just a one-time thing for the colleges and universities in the NGLC community. Keeping an eye on these institutions over time, we see that they continue to innovate, win acclaim, and influence their local climates as well, all with a goal of advancing student success. Here...

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  • Salesforce.com’s CRM system becomes a 21st century LMS

    “I don’t ever remember having an educational institution that was on Fast Company’s Most Innovative list. That’s a fascinating perspective to bring to the market…” Brian Peddle, the chief technology officer for College for America at Southern New Hampshire...

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